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Direct Electric Inc.

Thayer's Distributing

Keep your home or business running in top shape with electrical services from Direct Electric,
Inc. in Santa Monica, California. We take care of all of your electrical needs and offer 24-hour
emergency service to the South Bay and West Los Angeles areas. We use top-notch equipment
and have welding available on every truck.

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About Our Company

Direct Electric, Inc. is a family-owned-and-operated company that started in the South Bay area.
We have many years of experience in providing exceptional service to the community. Our
business handles all city gates and access control for the City of Santa Monica and has received
the Notice of Achievement Award from the City of Hawthorne for our volunteer work.

Since 1986, we have served the area as the motor control experts. Our company boasts many
certifications and formal training from SeimensTM and FAAC InternationalTM. We are also trained
as industrial technicians for the printing industry.​

About the Owner

Our owner, David, was born and raised in Los Angeles and has many years of experience in
specializing in all things electrical. He graduated from Venice High School with honors and then
attended Santa Monica City College where he took classes for automotive repairs, welding, sheet
metal work, drafting, technical repairs, and shop production. David also has formal education for
motor control, fiber optics, cabling, networking, and Programmable Ladder Control (PLC).

In addition to his college courses, David has 40 years of experience in the printing industry. He
has extensive training on heat set, and Coldset printing presses for major newspaper

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Services Available

What’s Provided


Request more information about our lighting and automation services by contacting us in Santa Monica, California.

Professional Access Control Services

Receive outstanding access control systems services from Direct Electric, Inc. in Santa Monica, California. We offer maintenance, installation, and repairs for all access control systems. Our company is a nationally recognized west coast repair site for FAAC InternationalTM.

Access Control Systems

Protect your residential or commercial property from unwanted guests with our services. We install and replace motorized gate motors and telephone entry systems. Our telephone systems allows the residences of single and multi-family homes to grant access to the home, gate, or garage port through the phone.

Motorized Gate - Access Control Our Equipment

As a Door KingTM dealer, we are able to provide you with all the equipment you need at low prices. We have equipment for all makes and models including gate motors, changing wheels, and circuit boards. Our services for Door King products include turnkey installations and replacement of shorts, electrical boards for phone access systems, and microphone speakers.

We provide:

• Entry Systems and Card Access

• Motorized Gate Operators • Iron, Wood, and Chain Link Gates

• All Types of Transmitters • Electrical Panels and Breakers


Iron Gates

Add an extra level of security to your home or business with our iron and chain link gates. We install and repair gates with swinging, rolling, or pedestrian doors. Our experts are able to install gates at your driveways and walkways with features like key card access, wireless entry phones, keypads, transmitters, and remote access.

Electrical Services

Fix issues with your electrical systems with our help. We are a C10 licensed company that offers troubleshooting and repairs for breakers, panes, lighting, and printing presses. Our certified technicians are available to provide over-the-phone advice and troubleshooting. If needed, we send a professional to your location diagnose and repair any issues you may have. ​

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Industrial Automation Repairs

Recover from production-halting problems quickly. We provide service and repair for industrial printing presses. Our repairs include all equipment needed for the job like electrical supplies, self-power supplies, motor drives, PLCs and automated equipment.​

Parking Lot Lighting

Keep your customers and employees safe with parking lot lighting. We have lift trucks that allows us to replace and upgrade your lighting to LED lights. This service is perfect for car lots, businesses, and dealerships.


Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Lighting and Automation Services

Upgrade your electrical systems with lighting and automation services from Direct Electric, Inc. in Santa Monica, California. Our other services include iron gate installation, cabling, and garage door services. For those who are looking for energy-saving services, we offer solar equipment including solar-powered gates

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Monday-Friday 7am-5pm​

Saturday 9am-5pm

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